Blog

Thirsty Souls Brewery Builds Community Through Craft Beer
Posted on 01.08.18

Thirsty Souls Brewery Builds Community Through Craft Beer

Since opening this past August, Thirsty Souls Community Brewing has become a gathering spot in downtown Mount Airy. The large garage door that opens onto Market Street reveals a spacious, welcoming taproom and invites patr

Read More..

Ring in the New Year with Us!
Posted on 12.29.17

From wine tasting, music and dancing to champagne toasts at the stroke of midnight, we’ve got events everyone will love. There’s even an event for the kids to celebrate the New Year early!

New Year’s Eve at JOLO – 11:30am-3:30pm, JOLO Winery & Vineyard – Celebra

Read More..

Yadkin Valley Winter Wine Passport Program Adds Breweries
Posted on 11.14.17

SURRY COUNTY, N.C. – For the eighth straight winter, wine passports allow folks to sample their way through the Yadkin Valley at Surry County wineries. And for the first time, local craft breweries are included in the mix.

The newly renamed Winter Wine and Beer Passport is on sale now. It prov

Read More..

Special Guests Headline 28th Mayberry Day
Posted on 09.19.17

Special Guests Headline 28th Mayberry Days, Sept. 18-24

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. – Eight actors who appeared on The Andy Griffith Show will be joined by three other special guests to headline Mount Airy’s 28th annual Mayberry Days.

Read More..

46th Annual Bluegrass & Old-Time Fiddlers Convention
Posted on 05.18.17

It’s time for the 46th Annual Mount Airy Bluegrass & Old-Time Fiddlers Convention! 

The Old-Time music tradition born in Surry County and the sounds of sweet music will carry throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains from local, national and international musicians

Read More..

Christmas Lights: A Holiday Tradition
Posted on 12.02.16

From elaborate walk-through and drive-through displays, to families decorating their homes with thousands of lights set to music, to our beautifully decorated downtowns and Main Streets, this area is known for our Christmas lights! Save this blog post, because we will update it with more Christmas l

Read More..

Fall and Halloween Activities in Mount Airy and the Yadkin Valley NC!
Posted on 09.27.16

UPCOMING FALL FESTIVALS 

October 1, 2016-Surry Sonker Festival at the Edwards Franklin House-1pm-5pm. The Sonker Festival is a Surry County tradition, presented each year by the Surry County Historical Society. It is held the first Saturday in Oct

Read More..

An All-American SUMMER Celebration in Mayberry – Fourth of July, Motorcycles, and More
Posted on 06.29.16

Spend an All-American Fourth of July in Mount Airy, NC! We have many events and festivities planned all weekend, as well as on the 4th of July, and plenty of great places to stay, including hotels, bed & breakfasts, camping, cabins, vacation rental homes, and more!

Read More..

Miss Angel’s Heavenly Pies July 4th Pie Eating Contest for Charity
Posted on 06.22.16

Whether you love fresh-baked apple pies or chocolate cream pies, you can get your face full of them July 4 at the 4th Annual Pie Eating Contest for Charity sponsored by Miss Angel’s Heavenly Pies in Downtown Mount Airy.

“This is our 4th year and it just keeps getting bigger and bet

Read More..